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This article highlights DogWellNet content and resources that can assist puppy buyers, new or existing owners, dog breeders, breed managers and veterinarians to answer basic questions that pertain to health, welfare, management and breeding of dogs. And to find link to international resources. Do you have a question about a breed - about a breed-specific health condition - about health screening or genetic tests? Are you looking for guidelines or example programs that can enhance practices that improve the quality of human and dog interactions? Through collaboration and working with
This article is for owners, breeders, breed club health managers and veterinarians. It covers some highlights of breed-specific heart conditions. Take home messages will be: Breed risks of general and specific conditions Health programs, pre-purchase and pre-breeding highlights/reminders Breed specific examples by country Cardiac disease, in many variations and forms, is frequently cited as being a condition of concern across different purebred dog breeds – and it is also a common clinical problem in dogs in general, including mixed breed
B. M. Wiles 1* , A. M. Llewellyn-Zaidi 2 , K.M. Evans 1,3 ,D.G.O ’ Neill 4 and T. W. Lewis 1,3 Abstract Background Pedigree or purebred dogs are often stated to have high prevalence of disorders which are commonly assumed to be a consequence of inbreeding and selection for exaggerated features. However, few studies empirically report and rank the prevalence of disorders across breeds although such data are of critical importance in the prioritisation of multiple health concerns, and to provide a baseline against which to explore changes over time. This paper rep
34 downloadsThis breed has information on both veterinary care events (VC) and LIFE insurance data (mortality). Files Available for Download: GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG VC 2006-2011.pdf The VC file has rates of most common and highest risk conditions requiring veterinary care. GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG LIFE 2006-2011.pdf The LIFE file has rates of most common and highest risk causes of death. Agria Dog Breed Statistics FAQs.pdf This file addresses frequently asked questions regarding Agria Dog Breed Statistics. Click on the green DOWNLOAD button above to access the files.